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April 13, 2016

Rosie was in the Victorian Parliament today when the Victorian Government pledged a significant investment in family violence response as a result of the findings of the Royal Commission.

Funding breakdown:

  • $152.5 million to go to crisis housing
    $122 million to support children affected by family violence
    $103.9 million for specialist family violence services
    $61.6 million to promote respect for women in the community and in schools

    It delivers on 65 of the commission’s 227 recommendations, in what the Government says is a “first step” towards addressing the problem.

    Read more here.